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WHUT
Dec 9, 2012 8:00am EST
. our correspondent has the details. >> in 1972, nasa says astronauts to the noon for the last time. no one has been back since. >> one giant leap for privately- owned commercial enterprises. >> former nasa employees have launched a new company. the privately-owned company said it will soon be offering commercial flights back to the lunar surface. >> our vision is to create a reliable and affordable u.s.- based commercial transportation system for women. >> the company says it will cost $1.4 billion for a two-man mission. it means countries like japan, south korea, and south africa will be able to carry out the search and exploration on the lunar surface. 40 years ago, only the vast resources of the u.s. could send astronauts to the moon. now, there is no political will or the money to do it again. according to one of the last man to set foot on the moon, it will be the private sector from now on that will lead the way back. >> it will be an entrepreneurial effort by private investors to -- obviously regulated and stationed by government -- but nevertheless managed by the private se
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 8:00am PST
accused of plotting a terror attack on u.s. soil. a live report coming up. >>> nasa struggling to find its footing after retiring the shuttle program. we'll take a look at a new study suggesting that underfunding could threaten america's future in space. >> all three engines up and burning. two, one, zero and lift-off, the finalist off of atlantis on the shoulders of the space shuttle. america will continue the dream. jon: that was the final space shuttle launch july 8th, 2011 signaling the end of an era for nasa. federal funding for the space agency has fallen flat. it has come under constant threats of more cuts in recent years. a new study suggests that underfunding and lack of focus could lead to nasa's demise. despite the mars rover curiosity and president's calls for manned missions to mars, nasa appears to be losing its edge in space exploration? we have tom jones, four times former shuttle as snow naught for nasa and planetary scientist. what do you think of nasa's problems? at this point there are no plans to return humans to space until 2020, is that right, tom? >> americans are
PBS
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
those feelings. the only path forward is a peaceful, democratic one. >> nasa -- last night in london, police found a rocket launcher ready for use by dissident republicans. loyalists have been on the streets protesting about the decision by belfast to stop flying the union flag every day. death threats have been issued because her party supported the flag decision. after meeting hillary clinton, she spoke about the fear of being attacked. >> i will not let the decisions -- >> despite appeals for calm, the violence continues. protesters claim the peace process has made it less perdition say the removal of the flag proves it. the trouble is happening right in the heart of the city. this area is full of bars. normally it is full of partygoers. not tonight. the police have called in extra resources and it looks like they will need them. >> now to a song or a frank sinatra famously made. the private companies offering to fly you to the moon. to get there, you had better be willing to fork out to 1.2 $5 billion. this is 40 years after apollo 17 went to the moon. our correspondent has all o
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 5:30pm PST
that nasa will be making a big announcement about its new mars rover. kurs's mission is to look for signs that the red planet could have supported life, and today we got another clue. here's john blackstone. >> reporter: the pictures of martian rocks, ridges, and sand drifts are among 11,000 images, including this self-portrait that the rover "curiosity" has sent back to earth in just four months. but what fueled rumors of a big discovery was the collection of a few scoops of martian soil. "curiosity" "curiosity's" on board chemical lab found a trace of carbon, an essential building block of life. "curiosity" lead scientist john grot singer. >> okay, it's on mars but maybe it didn't come from mars. >> reporter: it could be material that came from somewhere else in the universe. or it may have traveled to mars on board "curiosity" itself. michael meyer leads nasa's mars exploration programs. >> so what you have to do now is figure out did we carry these organic compounds to mars with us? >> not only did we carry these organic compounds but also then sort out where they -- which ones are th
FOX News
Dec 3, 2012 8:00am PST
of this world. right now nasa is revealing the latest discovery on mars. ready in welcome to brand-new hour of "happening now," i'm jon scott. jenna: i'm jenna lee. uncovering new knowledge about the red planet. today's announcement comes nearly four months after the six-wheeled robot landed in a giant crater. nasa unveiling the latest findings today as a gathering of scientists around the world come together. claudia cowen joins us by phone. >> reporter: this would be a game change err but most likely not. this may be a little overhyped after one scientist said that the data would be one for the record books. that was tweeted by curiosity itself through a twitter account run by nasa's jet propulsion lab. for the past few weeks nasa has had to real in expectations issuing a press release saying today's news quote will be the update about the first use of the rove verse full array of analytical instruments to inspect a drift of sandy soil. some say they may have uncovered methane, and that aliens may have been decomposing. the rover is working to identify organic compounds to see if mars can
PBS
Dec 6, 2012 4:00pm PST
planet. these images were captured by a nasa satellite traveling some 800 kilometers above earth. the satellite is usually used for looking at weather events. as you can see your, the cameras are also very good at capturing the lights of our cities at night. that brings the program to a close. tune in tomorrow when i sit down with the head of the imf, christine lagarde. thanks for watching. good night. >> makes sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding of this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> "bbc world news" was presented by kcet, los angeles. guess what, neighbour? today we're going to visit... mr. mcfeely's post office! and then we're going to... baker aker's bakery! i'm so excit
WETA
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
, this incredible new view of our planet. these images were captured by a nasa satellite traveling some 800 kilometers above earth. the satellite is usually used for looking at weather events. as you can see your, the cameras are also very good at capturing the lights of our cities at night. that brings the program to a close. tune in tomorrow when i sit down with the head of the imf, christine lagarde. thanks for watching. good night. >> makse sessetintnaeronal news at bbc.com/news. >> funding of this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> "bbworld news" was presented by kcet, los angeles. presented by kcet, los angeles.
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
. debra wrigley of ktrk has the story. >> reporter: from a nasa camera, it looked like a bright light above the earth. these are from eyewitness viewers around the houston area. just as day was breaking a bright flash of light that some people thought was lightning. >> i was like i guess it's going to rain. >> reporter: it wasn't the weather and it was spotted all around texas. this map just a sampling of sightings in the houston area, and these are some of the pictures sent to abc 13.com showing a small area of colored light. others showing a trail behind it. and people have been talking about it all day. >> taking a picture of the sky like a big flash. >> co-workers who are talking about did you hear about the flash this morning? i'm like flash? should i be concerned. >> reporter: at the houston museum of natural science, not concern, but a lot of curiosity. >> it's going so fast it actually gets through the atmosphere. >> the museum's astronomer suspects it's a meteorite, a small piece of rock burning through space. if it meets the criteria. >> did it make a trail, did it actually
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 10:00am PST
for what was your final mission to the moon 40 years ago today. we'll talk with a former nasa astronaut. >> hippi 2, y hoppity. da-da-da. hippity hopping along. falcon 109. i couldn't have that, bob. it's just too beautiful. [ loud party sounds ] hi, i'm ensure clear... clear, huh? i'm not juice or fancy water. i've gotine grams of protein. that's three times more than me! [ female announcer ] ensure clear. nine grams protein. zero fat. in blueberry/pomegranate and peach. and i'm here to tell homeowners that are 62 and older about a great way to live a better retirement. it's called a reverse mortgage. [ male announcer ] call right now to receive your free dvd and booklet with no obligation. it answers questions like how a reverse mortgage works, how much you qualify for, the ways to receive your money, and more. plus, when you call now, you'll get this magnifier with l.e.d. light absolutely free. when you call the experts at one reverse mortgage today, you'll learn the benefits of a government-insured reverse mortgage. it will eliminate your monthly mortgage payments and give you tax-f
PBS
Dec 4, 2012 12:00am PST
of the state of israel to move forward to its nasa is but he has to answer this question and i'm afraid that his answered is not appropriate or is not acceptable and not practical. >> rose: his answer is what? >> his answer is that, you know, let's sit down and negotiate without any pre-conditions. which is a wonderful slogan. i'm entirely for it. but at the same time if he continues building thousands of units in the territory which is will have to be located -- >> rose: and with a full understanding that it makes the ultimate solution much more difficult >> it will make it much more difficult. it will not only make a solution much more difficult, it will not allow the beginning of negotiations in good faith because what the palestinians say is how can we seriously trust that the other side means to reach an agreement if they do the opposite of what can make an agreement possible. that's what they say and the actions on ground somehow support it. and i know that netanyahu wants peace and he wants the best peace for israel and he wants a peace that would guarantee the security of the st
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 2:35am EST
way up in space. nasa just released these pretty spectacular images of earth at night. taken from a new satellite. dense galaxy clusters come alive there in the dark. the remarkably detailed views even show brightly lit boats along the nile river. flames from mideast oil exploration and raging wildfires in australia. that is detailed. >> i think my kids night light in new york city showed up there too. >>> a look at your weather, everybody. rain, mountain snow in the northwest. a chance of showers, denver, des moines, ohio valley, scattered showers in the northeast. coldest air of the season for the northeast. bundle up. >> yes, 39 in boston. 42 in new york. 40s from detroit, to the twin city. pacific norlthwest. >> icicles in there. >>> this time of year the stories are great to see. the kind where people are giving gifts rather than buying them. what? altruism. >> even better when the gifts are given with nothing expected in return. in tennessee, an anonymous donor dropped 48, $100 bills into a red kettle outside a k mart in chattanooga. a note said please give and give generous
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 8:00am PST
. scientists want to analyze how the human body reacts to long-term exposure in orbit. this is part of nasa's larger plan to one day send man to mars but the journey, get this, takes eight months one way. so they must understand how the body reacts to those conditions. researchers already know it can affect eyesight. >> we discovered that some crewmembers are having some pressure in their intracain ya'll pressure, pressure in the vain system in their brains and spinal cord especially. that was causing in some crewmembers a vision impact. >> reporter: training for this mission starts early next year with the official launch date in the spring of 2015. jenna. jenna: pretty remarkable. when you think about the story, you wonder why can't we do the fiscal cliff thing? >> reporter: right. jenna: if we can put somebody in space for a year. >> reporter: we need to ask our lawmakers, right. jenna: casey, incredible story. gregg: you can put the man on the moon but you can't --. all right. researchers may have found what could be the earliest known dinosaur to walk the earth. the mysterious fossil f
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
. it looks even better in hd. they didn't have that 40 years ago, did they. captain gene cernan former nasa astronaut with us now. n her, il by the way is hosting this. traveled all over the country to conduct these interviews. it's great to have you. gene, i just want you to tell our audience, if you can, what you want them to understand about what was done then, four decades ago. >> all right. you know, this -- today, as a matter of fact, bill, is the launch date 40 years ago, and in a week it will be 40 years since those final steps, and what i really want to have happen, we've got almost two full generation, a half of seven tour reef young men and young women in a country today who neither weren't born when neil walked on the moon or diapers or knee pants when i made the last steps. i want to remind them what happened in this country from alan shepard's first steps into space when actually i look them as the first steps on the moon when we didn't even know we were going, and what it took this country, the dead today indication, the commitment of hundreds of thousands of people in this c
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 8:00am PST
at night revealing a planet that is really never in the dark. nasa releasing these pictures that were taken not by me, but by a special satellite called sumy npp. we're about to show you the united states, you can see it coming into frame, and you can see how the lights illuminating from the ground look a lot like the stars and the constellations we see when we look up at night. and here's a bird's eye view of egypt's nile river lit up by boats. yes, those are lights from boats. the reason these images are possible is because of a new sensor that is onboard the camera which stands for the national polar orbiting partnership. it was launched last year. it gives scientists -- and us -- a brand new way to observe what our planet looks like once the sun goes down. what do you think of that, jon? jon: that's cool. and atlanta really stands out in the shot of the sort of, you know, eastern seaboard. i don't know, it's kind of interesting. i was surprised that atlanta is so big and bright. >> reporter: atlanta and, of course, the northeast. and you can see there that sort of corridor up in new yor
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